BECKER – Vickie Lynn Mitchell, 56, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at her residence. Born on June 11, 1957, in Clarksdale, she was a daughter of William Hollis and Elizabeth Dean Knight Griffin.
Having attended Memphis Schools, Vickie moved to Amory in 1971, and attended Amory High School. She worked as a seamstress and cloth spreader in the local furniture and garment industries. A determined and generous lady who had a big heart, she was passionate about Ronald McDonald House in Memphis. She was Baptist. Loving life and her family, she enjoyed playing card and dice games, teaching her family how to play these games, traveling, taking pictures and listening to Old Country music.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home with Bro. Mac Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Haughton Memorial Park. E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her partner, Steve Phillips of Becker; daughter, Hollie Mitchell (Michelle Rubin) of Atlanta; three stepdaughters; a stepson; six stepgrandchildren; sisters, Shirley Carter and Sheila Manning of Southaven, Brenda Lewis of Independence, Sherry Harris of Southaven, Debra “Bozie” Moore of Nesbit, Toni Pearson of Smithville and Sandra Joyce of Mumford, Tenn.; brother, Eddie F. Griffin of Counts, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Paula Kay Hurley and Belinda Hall.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Bradley Ray Mitchell; sister, Linda Coley; and brothers, Billy Earl and Clarence A. “Red” Griffin.
Pallbearers will be Matt Pearson, James Lewis, Keith and Shawn Coley, Bo Griffin, Andrew Kennedy, Chris Denton and Keith Rogers.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis, Inc., 535 Alabama Ave., Memphis, TN 38105.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.
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